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New concerns out of North Korea today two mobile missile launchers have been position on the country's East Coast pentagon officials say test launch could come at any time.
In this particular missile has a range of about 2500.
Miles putting Japan directly within striking distance -- Rosenberg joins us.
Former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and author of dead heat.
To novel on the conflict in North Korea.
Thanks very much for being with -- if past is prologue this is just another missile launch -- nothing more what's incalculable.
Is that both leaders north and South Korea are new and to some extent.
President Obama has not been tested by crisis does that make this all the more dangerous.
It certainly does Greg and you've got a situation in which North Korea now has had three nuclear weapons test since 2006.
It's not entirely clear whether they have miniaturized.
The north core the yet nuclear warheads and are able to attach them -- these ballistic missiles some some experts believe they can some.
Aren't sure so it that there's a lot of indecision.
About exactly how to handle that not knowing if North Korea actually had weapons that they could fire that our nuclear weapons but you're right these leaders on both sides.
And -- President Obama has never faced a -- I'm -- crisis this is akin to that Cuban missile crisis.
If it goes much further now hopefully it's just huffing and puffing right but.
-- can be a miscalculation here sure there are two countries who are watching these events very very closely Iran.
And Israel what are they learning.
Well that's right you know my novel in dead heat with about a preemptive.
Nuclear strike against the United States by North Korea.
And my current novel Damascus count down draws on my experience with prime mister Netanyahu about North Korea working closely -- -- Iran and Syria to build nuclear weapons here's the risk.
If the essays and -- and the -- do nothing.
To stop Iraq and North Korea from becoming a full nuclear power which at this point it looks like there's nothing we will do.
Well this is a huge message to Iran that if it continues on its nuclear weapons -- no one will stop it except Israel.
Israel is the X-Factor and the question is whether Netanyahu.
Would consider and I think he is launching preemptive.
Military strikes against Iran.
So Iran can never be in the position that North Korea is now.
The US is adopting what some are calling me strategic patience here and in fact they backed off the minuteman ICBM.
And I have to imagine that Israel is watching this very closely is it your sense therefore that wall of these events put together.
Make it more likely.
That Netanyahu would engage in a preemptive strike against Iran's nuclear facilities.
I think it's trending that way Greg and that's what's so dangerous.
Obama said in Israel just last month that all options were on the table and that he has put a credible.
Military threat option.
On the table vis a vis Iran.
But compare the two situations the diocese is pulling carrier battle groups out of the Persian gulf region.
While we're sending B fifty -- naval assets stealth bombers as well as anti missile defense systems to the -- any Korean Peninsula.
And the Pacific.
That's sends a message that -- get the North Korean threat.
And want to send a message to Pyongyang.
But Netanyahu was watching Obama pull assets out.
Of the gulf region which is leaving Israel feeling very much alone and that is a dangerous situation given the current moment with Iran.
Rosenberg former aide to prime minister Netanyahu of Israel thank you for being with -- thank you.
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